Programming Languages (CS302 2005S)

Class 03: SOP: Basics of Boolean Logic

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Held: Friday, January 28, 2005

Summary: Today we begin our consideration of why one might want to formally define programming languages and verify programs in those languages. We also begin to consider Boolean logic, the language we will use for defining and reasoning within programming languages.

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Assignments

Notes:

Overview:

Specification and Verification

Boolean Basics

A Simple Boolean Grammar

Adding Precedence and Associativity

Proof and Reasoning

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